REMINDER: A Recent Hit and A Legendary Cult Classic is Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month

Published 11/01/2021, 2:25 PM EDT


Microsoft is slowly but surely picking up the pace with the Xbox Game Pass. Xbox has recently made great strides with the additions it has made to the Game Pass. With games such as Destiny 2 featuring in the October edition of the Game Pass, it has more or less become a requirement for any Xbox player to have the service. This month as well, Microsoft has not let the community down with the addition of amazing titles, including two legendary ones.

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Xbox Game Pass- Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and It Takes Two

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In an Xbox Wire revealed earlier, it was confirmed that these 2 games would be a part of the Pass. The Wire also highlighted the release schedule Microsoft had planned throughout the month. The games, alongside the platforms they are releasing on this month are:

  • Minecraft Java and Bedrock version (PC) – November 2
  • Unpacking (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 2
  • It Takes Two (Cloud, Console, PC) EA Play – November 4
  • Kill It with Fire (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 4
  • Football Manager 2022 (PC) – November 9
  • Forza Horizon 5 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 9
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas -The Definitive Edition (Console) – November 11
  • One Step from Eden (Console and PC) – November 11

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While it was known that games like Minecraft and Forza would make an appearance, it is Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and It Takes Two that have fans waiting eagerly. With San Andreas to be featured in the remake, that is Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, it only makes sense to push game out there as much as possible.

It Takes Two, which was released in early 2021, was highly praised by critics and fans alike. With a very unique story and gameplay aspect, the game was quite well received. It also included a 2 player co-op element which was the cherry on top.

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The inclusion of games like these definitely does wonders for Xbox in the ongoing console war. Earlier, it seemed that PlayStation was the sole leader of the race. However, with recent developments in the Game Pass, it looks like Xbox still has some fight left in them.

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Tanmay Gupta

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Tanmay is an Esports writer at EssentiallySports. Pursuing his Bachelor’s in Journalism at Christ University Bangalore, he is passionate about video games and the stories they tell. He also has a keen interest in analyzing video games and writing about them.

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